A collection of essays by a master historian. Amongst the subjects that Stampp tackles are the inevitability of the Civil War and the truth about why the confederacy actually died. The other essays are a mix of historiography and analysis of issues including Lincoln's role in reinforcing Fort Sumter, the impact of psychology in trading slaves, and the role of racism in the Republican Party.One psychologist compiled a list of almost fifty definitions of personality. Calvin S. Hall and Gardner Lindzey, Theories of Personality (New York, 1957), pp. 7-10. Though I am not here considering the personality theories that Elkins did not use, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Imperiled Union: Essays on the Background of the Civil War|
|Author||:||Kenneth M. Stampp|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 1980-05-22|